Technical folk tend to say exactly what they mean: IRC, Instant Messaging, Web forum, Usenet News, or whatever. - Paul , 24 January 2006 (UTC) --- A chat room is an umbrella term for any system where the norm is for people to converse as a group - it's people chatting in a (virtual) room.

Instant messaging is typically a one-to-one system; you can get IM software that will also allow you to add people to a conversation and talk between more than 2 people, but it's geared up for small and private rather than more public group conversations. I think it would be interesting to tell something about random chat (chat to unknown random people). i am from iran This is my first Wikipedia comment, so please forgive me if I fail on netiquette.

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did "chat room" come before or after IRC "channel"? Dancing With The Stars Guy (talk) , 24 December 2007 (UTC) Now come on, who put the post that citations are needed? If anyone can think of any other good examples of things that could go into the 'activities' section (live online debates with famous people, perhaps? (For more information, please see "using copyrighted works from others" if you are not the copyright holder of this material, or "donating copyrighted materials" if you are.) For legal reasons, we cannot accept copyrighted text or images borrowed from other web sites or published material; such additions will be deleted.

"Chat rooms are a alternative (not always postitive) to real life acitivites! Some things are common knowledge, something as simple as a chat room does not require the citations that other subjects do. Contributors may use copyrighted publications as a source of information, but not as a source of sentences or phrases.It doesn't fit the other links as they all talk about chatrooms, not implement them. .12 (talk) , 24 January 2010 (UTC) File: Example.jpg From reading the 'activities' section you'd get the impression that 99% of all chat rooms are only there for cyber sex and swapping nude photos (cited from the Daily Mail)! Seems that Chat rooms are being replaced by "Social Networks " Twiiter, Face Book etc. Andre' by the Sea VICTORMOI (talk) , 12 December 2010 (UTC) tags need working in process.

One would have to make a fair list of software, which I guess already takes place in online chat and in web chat site. --lyn X , 2 March 2007 (UTC) when was this first used? I've reordered and neatened it up a bit; moving 'sex' and 'games' into subsections. --71.1 (talk) , 20 March 2011 (UTC) Prior content in this article duplicated one or more previously published sources. Infringing material has been rewritten or removed and must not be restored, unless it is duly released under a compatible license.

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If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks. I would have fixed it but was not sure what it is supposed to be communicating precisely Ann Vole (talk) , 24 August 2012 (UTC) Article says "Recently much chat room and instant messaging technology has begun to merge as the dominance of the big three instant messaging providers (AOL, Yahoo and MSN) have tied chat rooms directly into their instant messaging interfaces.".

A private messaging app that takes from your existing social media profiles and adds them to your “bubble.” The content is posted for all of your friends to see.

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"Chat rooms are a alternative (not always postitive) to real life acitivites! Some things are common knowledge, something as simple as a chat room does not require the citations that other subjects do. Contributors may use copyrighted publications as a source of information, but not as a source of sentences or phrases.

It doesn't fit the other links as they all talk about chatrooms, not implement them. .12 (talk) , 24 January 2010 (UTC) File: Example.jpg From reading the 'activities' section you'd get the impression that 99% of all chat rooms are only there for cyber sex and swapping nude photos (cited from the Daily Mail)! Seems that Chat rooms are being replaced by "Social Networks " Twiiter, Face Book etc. Andre' by the Sea VICTORMOI (talk) , 12 December 2010 (UTC) tags need working in process.

One would have to make a fair list of software, which I guess already takes place in online chat and in web chat site. --lyn X , 2 March 2007 (UTC) when was this first used? I've reordered and neatened it up a bit; moving 'sex' and 'games' into subsections. --71.1 (talk) , 20 March 2011 (UTC) Prior content in this article duplicated one or more previously published sources. Infringing material has been rewritten or removed and must not be restored, unless it is duly released under a compatible license.

This article is within the scope of Wiki Project Internet culture, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of internet culture on Wikipedia.

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